New York Slip Fall Law
The law holds anyone who owns or rents public property responsible for the safety of that property. When someone slips on a wet floor, trips over a sidewalk crack, falls due to an icy walk, or is injured in any way due to negligence in property maintenance, he or she can collect for medical and other expenses related to the slip fall accident in NY. The skilled attorneys at the Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC know how to prove liability in these often-challenging cases.
Premises Liability Law in NY
NY premises liability law is the specific area that deals with slip and fall and other accidents caused when unsafe property causes injury to visitors. When a workplace is involved, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards add to the complexities of a case. The attorneys at the Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC have extensive knowledge of all laws that apply to any NY premises liability case and can help the injured recover all expenses to the fullest extent of the law.
NY Railroad Accident Law
Insurance companies may tell injured railroad workers that they can only collect for lost time and wages. In fact, railroad accident in NY includes the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA), which was passed in 1908 to allow injured railroad workers to sue for all expenses for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and any permanent injury, whether partial or total. The NY railroad accident laws are complex, requiring extensive knowledge of the law and the workings of the railroad companies. The attorneys at the Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC understand the railroad accident laws in NY so well that they often obtain successful resolution when other attorneys have abandoned cases.
Automobile Accident in NY
It may appear that the typical causes of an auto accident in NY are obvious and simple to prove. In fact, it often takes special resources, such as accident investigators and expert witnesses, to identify and prove responsibility for many NY auto accident cases. The attorneys at the Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC do not assume the obvious—they take a detailed look at the circumstances behind every NY automobile accident to establish true liability under the law and help the injured recover the fullest possible award.
NY Construction Law
Construction work is one of the most hazardous occupations in the country. And, anyone injured in a construction accident in NY needs to work through various types of construction law in NY to gain reimbursement for all expenses related to the injury. The attorneys at the Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC have the experience needed to work within the varied OSHA, worker’s compensation, premises liability, and other personal injury laws to gain the best possible compensation for their clients.
Accomplished New York City Injury Lawyers
The Law Office of Philip P. Vogt, PLLC has a long and distinguished history of representing New York injury victims and their families in the following areas:
- Personal injury
- Auto accidents
- Slip and falls
- Railroad accidents (FELA)
- Construction accidents
- Firefighter law
- Medical malpractice
- Premises Liability
We can make a difference
From our office across from Penn Station, our NY accident injury attorneys represent accident victims, including railroad workers and firefighters, throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, and Long Island.
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